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Leonard Curtis Burnette

April 26, 1936 — December 29, 2021

Leonard Curtis Burnette

Mr. Leonard Curtis Burnette, 85, of Tazewell, GA passed away on December 29, 2021 at his residence. Graveside memorial services will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM in Tazewell City Cemetery.

Mr. Burnette was born April 26, 1936 in New Orleans, LA to the late George Allen Burnette and Ruby Harmon Burnette. He was a member of Tazewell Baptist Church. Mr. Burnette was retired from Tyson Foods as a welder. In his off time he enjoyed partaking in Civil War reenactments, working on older vehicles and fishing. He was a loving father and grandfather, and will be missed dearly. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Virginia Burnette.

Survivors include his six children, Maxine Kelly and her husband, Donald of Jakin, GA, Wayne Burnette and his wife, Connie of Tazewell, GA, Marie Temple and her husband, Will of Houston, TX, Sheila Sorrells of Warner Robins, GA, Kimberly Burnette and her companion, Steve VanDyke of Macon, GA, and Kellie Clayton and her husband, Keith of Lizella, GA; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Audrey Mae Stone of Carrier, MS; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

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